Mark Montgomery, PhD, is an Independent College Counselor at Great College Advice.
Montgomery is a college insider who uses his knowledge of schools and experience as a professor and administrator to advise students and their families.
A College Insider
Former Associate Dean at the University of Denver, admissions counselor for Fort Lewis College, external evaluator for teaching and learning programs at other universities, including the Yale University and University of Kansas
An Award-Winning Educator
College professor at the University of Denver, teaching award from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, instructor at Harvard University, and high school teacher at Saint Mary’s Academy in Denver, Fulbright teacher in France, leadership award from the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers (CCFLT)
An Empathetic Coach
Director of the Model United Nations program at the University of Denver for many years, guiding students in leadership development, public speaking, academic research, and negotiation skills; volunteer counselor for AFS Intercultural Exchange to help international students adapt to a new culture
A Global Thinker
Fulbright grantee and high school teacher in Grenoble, France; college professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Masters and PhD degrees in international relations from Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Professional Educational Consultant
Member of the following professional associations dedicated to guiding students through the transition form high school to higher education: National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC), Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), Colorado Council on High School/College Relations (CCHS/CR), and the Rocky Mountain Association of College Admissions Counselors (RMACAC). Learn more here.